Domes were built in ancient Mesopotamia, and they have been found in Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, and Chinese architecture in the ancient world, as well as among several indigenous building traditions throughout the world. The earliest masonry dome, the Pantheon, was so heavy that engineers carved intricate shapes, called coffers, along the walls to reduce the weight of the enormous structure. They also gouged a hole, called an oculus, at the top, which created a daily light show for which the Pantheon is still famous. Nowadays domes are built of all sorts of material. Domes can be built of concrete, wood, steel, glass… And today they are not just a part of a larger building, but the building itself.
Domes have been being built as living space for years. They have had a futuristic appeal to them.
Dome building have many advantages and as such, people are building Dome Homes taking advantage of those benefits. The dome structure is highly wind resistant and has in the recent years gained the highest FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) disaster protection rating. Domes are highly resilient toward fire, wind, water… The domes’ balanced shape is self-supporting and strong enough to withstand the force of an EF5 tornado, a monster hurricane or a powerful earthquake. The entire structure of a dome house qualifies as a safe room with “near-absolute protection” by FEMA standards.
Domes are one of the most familiar features in architecture, or the structure of buildings. … Geodesic domes are an efficient architectural design; they are stronger, lighter, and quicker to construct than more traditional buildings. They also enclose a large amount of space with minimal materials, labor, and energy. Domes circulate air well with no dead corners, have great acoustic sound space, and highly energy efficient. Not only do domes have effectively circulate the flow of energy well, but they also use 25-35% less material to build. A dome’s interior can be planned and designed for any activity or use and with virtually any theme. The energy flow of the interior of a dome offers a more peaceful peace to live and work in. The sound, air and energy flow in a circular motion, even with furniture and things, which creates a more balanced environment.
MaRichi Domes takes the Dome into the modern era of design. MaRichi Domes combine the benefits of the dome and modern architecture. MaRichi Domes are beautiful wooden dome building with A++ heat rating, the only in the EU. Due to the wood elements of Lithuanian wood, they can provide more natural dense insolation. MaRichi has been building homes and commercial building for the past 20 years. More recently designing the MaRichi Domes for Luxury Living and Elegant Commercial Buildings. From schools to welcome centers, and personal houses MaRichi builds Domes that are highly efficient, elegant, and safe.
Offering different sizes ranging from: In 14-meter diameter = two floors = 220 sq.m In 18-meter diameter = three floors = 600 sq.m And the largest approved dome structure for living in by EU standards: 24-meter diameter = 4 floors = 1500 sq.m
The MaRichi Domes exceed the standard and excel in quality